Computer Charting: An Evaluation of a Respiratory Care Computer System

@article{Andrews1985ComputerCA,
  title={Computer Charting: An Evaluation of a Respiratory Care Computer System},
  author={Robert D. Andrews and Reed M. Gardner and Suzanne Metcalf and Debora Simmons},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  year={1985},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={695-707}
}
A respiratory care computer-charting system was developed and implemented as an addition to our hospital's computerized information system. Medical personnel charted and reviewed respiratory care procedures at nursing station computer terminals instead of using the patient's traditional paper chart. The computer automatically performed billing and provided management as well as clinical information. In an attempt to isolate specific benefits or shortcomings, we evaluated charting systems both… CONTINUE READING